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  1. Wheel alignment - money well spent

    General BMW Discussions
    I have a 2002 E46 330 convertible, about to hit 200k miles and a load of dashboard lights came up. One of these was for the steering angle sensor, and I read somewhere that an alignment can sort it. So, went to a local place (they have a hunter machine) which was recommended (not a national...
  2. I have money lol proposal gone wrong

    BFuk Open Topic
    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/rich-man-proposes-buying-lover-13463929
  3. Water leak in bag, BMW save some money.

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    https://youtu.be/4ESHXo8gO44
  4. Is BMW Alpine retrofit worth the money

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Apologise guys i should be posting this in the audio section but this section is always lively and need quick replies please :D I wanted feedback from anyone that has installed the Alpine retro kit consist of Amp plus pair of front mid + tweeter. I have a Ebay 20% discount code that brings...
  5. 318i 2.0 2003 n42b20a am I wasting my time and my money?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all bought a 2003 BMW e46 n42b20a with problem of possible jumped/stretched chain, new chain has been fitted along with guide and tensioner, by previous owner but now after I got timing tools and set timing up many times including balancing shafts in sump and just replaced exhaust cam sensor...
  6. Question about donating money to a charity

    BFuk Open Topic
    Hi all, just a general question and I was hoping someone would have some past experience or be able to provide some guidance. We run an outdoor adventure park in Northern Ireland and we are planning to hold a 'one-off' cross-country assault course event at the end of September 2016. We want to...
  7. Rough Running, misfires etc.. read this before spending money replacing bits.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, just wanted to let you know about an issue i have just had with a friends car. A friend of mine has an e46 325 ti and it started to run a bit rough like its on 5 cylinders. Anyway he hasnt needed a car for a couple months as he has been away with work so it has sat there. I have helped him...
  8. Diesel Additives - Waste of Money?!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have been doing lots of reading around the use of various diesel additives. The product range is HUGE, there seems to be an additive for everything - DPF, fuel injectors, reducing emissions, increasing MPG, etc etc etc. Logic says there is no magic elixir that will rid a car of its...
  9. No Claims Protection...what a waste of money

    Car Insurance Discussion
    Hi All, I have been driving for nearly 25 years. I have 24 years NCB and have paid to protect for the last 18+ years. As some will know my old X3 was stolen from my drive last November. I bought my replacement X3 shortly after. My insurance is due 23/05/16 so decided to get a few quotes...
  10. Just had a few things done so thought I'd update on the money pit

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Had a few things done (estoril blue 97 840ci sport) Decided to get a cat back ss exhaust fitted at Torqueflow in Birmingham - a great job as I know others have experienced on here. Aside from a little resonance at around 1500 revs it sounds great. Went for 3.5 inch pipes which fill the gaps in...
  11. advice on the best value for money diagnostic tool for 2001 4.4 e53 x5 please

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    hi, i am looking to invest in a diagnostic tool for my 2001 e53 x5. i am also looking to replace it with a 2004/ 2005 x5 4.4, 4.6 or 4.8 soon. i have had the car for 5 years now, and think it would be a good idea to get a diagnostics tool. i am looking for something thats an easy to use...
  12. To replace or spend money on engine ??? E61 535d M Sport Quandry

    General BMW Discussions
    Hello folks I'm in a bit of a quandry and wondered if the great and good amogst you all could help me make my mind up.... I've got a 2009 E61 535d M Sport and a mighty fine car it is too.....or was mores the point. It was remapped to 350 BHP and the DPF was removed so goes like a train. But...
  13. '94 540i Touring 6spd - The Money Pit!

    E34
    All right then, let's start a project thread. This car is my first RWD ride, first bmw, first british registered, first steering-is-on-the-wrong-side, and first car I actually own myself. Before that I had a 1994 Civic EG6, bought when I was 19 and owned for the last 4 years and used as a...
  14. 1992 E31 850i - Actually saved me some money

    BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    I know you guys will appreciate this. I was 10mins overdue in a car park last week, to my horror as I got in eyeshot, I could see the warden standing in front of the 850. I waved frantically to get his attention, as once they start writing, that's it. I obviously pleaded upon my approach, to...
  15. 2004 645 CI: Can anyone recommend a front brake disc and pad setup for sensible money.

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    I need new front Brake Discs and Pads for my 2004 645 CI as it has just failed an MOT on them today. The local motor factor supplies Apec with a 2 year 24k mile warranty the cost is £200 for both. BMW dealers quote £375 for OEM replacements Usually when I have to purchase semi consumable items...
  16. realy nice E36 M3 EVO loon for silly money

    General BMW Discussions
    this is a very hansom car ticks all the right boxes will be a while before you see another one this good this cheap BMW E36 M3 Evolution Saloon | eBay
  17. Raising money for Help for Heroes

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I appreciate hardly any of you know me, but I am running a half marathon soon and and raising money for Help for Heroes. My company (Samsung) is going to match whatever sum I raise, so if you could spare a couple of quid or anything please do so. I am sure you agree it's a worthy...
  18. Have you ever bought a car or planning it? If so then we not make money while practicing your negotiation skills!

    E36
    All you need to do is sign up as a mystery shopper and we will do the rest. We are an authorized member of MSPA and have a vast experience in the Mystery Shopping, and automotive pricing sector of more than seven years. Lately we have been focussing a lot on the automotive car price sector. As a...
  19. Have you ever bought a car or planning it? If so then we not make money while practicing your negotiation skills!

    General BMW Discussions
    All you need to do is sign up as a mystery shopper and we will do the rest. We are an authorized member of MSPA and have a vast experience in the Mystery Shopping, and automotive pricing sector of more than seven years. Lately we have been focussing a lot on the automotive car price sector. As a...
  20. 2001 E38 728i do i change or throw money at it?

    General BMW Discussions
    hi there new to this site,altho i have owned my e38 for 8 years now.Thinking about changing but really cant see anything out there i like and i love this car but starting to look a bit tired,wheels and drivers seat especially.Worth throwing money at or do i change .
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